Author Archives: Corie

The Kentucky Case Study

Cross-posted at CorieWhalen.com The Republican primary for the race that will replace retiring Senator Jim Bunning is heating up in a major way. The tension between the moderate, if not liberal GOP Establishment and Outside-The-Beltway conservatives is on full display. This is an internal fight familiar to those of us who feel we have a stake in the fate of…

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Thoughts Post Passage

( – promoted by Mike “DD4RP” Rossettie) Honestly, after thinking it over, I don’t quite feel the sense of loss I thought I would while I sit here, reflecting on the passage of the “health care” bill. I’m actually excited about the fact that states are attempting to assert their rights (see Malkin’s article). The honest truth, as much…

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Merry Christmas Suckers!

At 7:15 AM, on party lines, with only Jim Bunning (R-KY) missing, the Mafia – oh, excuse me, Senate, voted to take your right to a private relationship with your doctor and ability to make medical decisions without the permission of a faceless bureaucrat away from you (the latter provision being the one that King Reid said future Congresses cannot…

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IMPORTANT: A Strategy To Derail The Democrat’s Health Care Bill

I, like many of my other fellow policy wonks, have been following the procedural aspects of this health care debate for quite some time now. The days following the recent 1 AM cloture vote, however, have been the most intense. After a great deal of analysis yesterday, and some discussions with Red State’s Erick Erickson – the only person I…

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The Code Red Rally in DC

I imagine that many of you heard about the Code Red Rally against the Senate health care bill that took place in DC this past Tuesday (whatever is actually IN it – we’re all unsure at this point). I drove down to DC with Congressional candidate Bill Hudak and some of our fantastic volunteers Monday night – and early Tuesday…

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